Lina LecaroDance floor fatales at Colony
One of the best things about Grammy Party Weekend? Getting to check out the velvet roped dens du jour one might not frequent in Hollywood in fell swoop. Most pre-Grammy events this year were at the newest and nicest swankpits in town (Roxbury, Supper ... More >>
Lina Lecaro The "final" Check Yo with Erol Alkan at the Echoplex 2 years ago. In our years covering the popular dance party Check Yo' Ponytail (which started at the now-defunct Safari Sam's) we always felt the best thing about it was the mix of patrons: from ironic indie rockers to day-glo-ga ... More >>
If the frustrating new documentary The Electro Wars gets any kind of notable media attention (it gives major shout-outs to the significance of music blogs, so we're guessing it will), we guarantee "the war" will end with more than a few artist and DJ casualties and no Jedi mind trick will pr ... More >>
Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsCan it get any more real that Sharon Jones? Well, it can't get any more heartwarming.
The leading lady of the Dap-Kings is, after all, a rising star at 54, having shucked the uniforms of her previous careers (corrections officer at Rikers Island, and armor truck g ... More >>
Larry Tee has floated through contemporary club history like Forrest Gump on ecstasy, seemingly everywhere you'd want to be. Growing up in Atlanta, he hung out with R.E.M. and co-wrote fellow Atlantan Ru Paul's 1992 hit "Supermodel (You Better Work)." In 1990s New York he became a DJ on the club kid ... More >>
Timothy NorrisGlass Candy's Ida No, sleek and form-fitting disco futurism
Glass Candy's Ida No and Johnny Jewel have one thing going against them: it's hard to get a crowd moving when you're a behind a lot of gear, and your singing is less about showing off as it is getting the crowd moving. The so ... More >>
Yeah, so all the silly speculation probably isn't done yet, as Goldenvoice always adds a few heavy-hitters after the initial announcement, but the initial line-up is up. Click through to see it in all it's glory. We'll start analyzing it soon, but for now: Throbbing Gristle! No Pavement?
Let the ... More >>
By Timothy Norris
From dusk to dawn, HARD's all-night Summer festival hit the Shrine Auditorium with stages inide and out, skate ramps, and lots of dancing.
Above, Pharrell Williams of N*E*R*D onstage. Click here for the rest of Timothy Norris' pictures from the show, including A-Trak, DJ ... More >>
Ryan Adams - Royce Hall, Jan. 30 & 31
Dave Alvin - McCabe's Jan. 18 & 19
Autechre - Echo, April 4
Bad Religion - House of Blues, April 4 & 5
Big Sandy, Deke Dickerson - Safari Sam's, Dec. 28
Black Heart Procession - Spaceland, Jan. 11
Black Mountain - Troubadour, Feb. 5
Built to Spill, Meat P ... More >>